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by the end of this month as planned, because that there is a forcing issue when the debt ceiling comes up? >> yes. >> and i was this the room when one of the best analysts in washington politics say, there is not going to be a deal on this, because both sides have too much to lose and you want a deal that says, hey, i will raise your taxes and cut your entitlements, nobody is going to buy that kind of deal. >> and right. deep defining differences of the parties that cannot be papered over by a charm campaign. it is not going to happen. and now it does not mean that we won't reach a resolution to the debt ceiling and not going to default on the debt, and the markets in the economy may react negatively in the spring and summer as they did in 2011 as we had a deal that was made, but it will take a while and it will come back. >> andy, great to see you, and lauren, nice to be with you. >> thank you for having me. >> thank you. >> and josh lipton. >> well, tyler, american express enjoying a pop, and today, american express is right for the times and it is wealthy customer base is insulated fro
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republicans were breaking the law and how he was buying time on the debt ceiling. there was brinkmanship. the lesson to learn from that was that this stuff is very hard. these are real issues that are right to the heart and minds of americans all over the country. we cannot expect them to just walk away from their principles and beliefs because they want a better deal. host: the bottom line is that president clinton and house republicans did put forward a balanced budget in the last three-four years. surpluse was a budget for george w. bush. guest: a lot of it had to do with the.com boom at the time. they make changes to welfare and other spending programs in a way that eliminated the deficit. it was something that was incredibly hard to do. from twitter -- the budget now passing the budget senate committee. michael is joining us from virginia, republican line. good morning. caller: my comment is in response to many of your callers to, and this morning, particularly to the gentleman from maryland who mentioned that voters last election voted for the democratic way of fixing our economy.